The most depressed areas of Moscow will prosper



District Kapotnya, which regularly ranks among the most dirty and unpleasant place to be locations of Moscow, in 2019, expect a comprehensive improvement. About this in his blog on Wednesday, April 10, said the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.

“First we plan to implement the project for the comprehensive improvement of the whole area — Kapotnya, — wrote the mayor — Neighborhood of the refinery and the CHP has left its mark on the area. Odors and coal dust was a constant companion of life of several generations of residents of Kapotnya”.

“It’s hard to call it a pleasant place to walk,” said the mayor, adding that the reconstruction of the oil refinery (refinery) each year reduces harmful emissions into the atmosphere adjacent territories and waters of the Moscow river, and CHP is planned to completely convert from coal to gas.

“For many decades this area was one of the most depressed in Moscow. Together with the residents we will bring in Kapotnya new life, making it comfortable and interesting place,” wrote the mayor.

According to the mayor, the district planned to build a promenade for walking, to build a Park with children’s and sports grounds, to organize promenades, bikeways, and bicycles to rent. In Kapotnya will expand the sidewalks and pave their tiles “instead of the broken asphalt,” will deliver a modern public transport organized Parking spaces, will increase the lighting of the streets.

The wetlands on the banks of the river can be cleaned up and turned into a natural attraction. “If you think about it, “swamp” can be a “highlight” of the new Park,” said the mayor.

Plans for the development of the district for two years, but upon completion of the improvement Kapotnya will be given special attention, said the mayor, stressing that the municipality will monitor the emissions of the refinery. “A few years later in Sochi will come the program of renovation of buildings,” — said the head of the city.

Kapotnya regularly included in various rankings of the worst parts of Moscow, and also in the list of areas with the cheapest apartments for rent and for sale.

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